Perfect Preparation 1 Know what is required Know what is required –Your Workbook –Your Clinical Supervisor –Other contacts in workbook The Curriculum can be confusing The Curriculum can be confusing –For Trainees and Trainers –If in doubt: ASK!
Perfect Preparation 2 Plan ahead Plan ahead –Seize every opportunity –Be pro-active Review your plan regularly Review your plan regularly –Seek help early if difficulties –6 months will fly by
Perfect Preparation 3 Your Paper Portfolio Your Paper Portfolio –Present evidence logically –Make it easy to find –Separate key sections –Clear labelling of what is where Your Workbook Your Workbook –Use It!
The ACCS Workbook Summarises the Curriculum Summarises the Curriculum Contains the correct paperwork Contains the correct paperwork Has further contact information Has further contact information Familiarise yourself with it Familiarise yourself with it
Patients (and life) spoil plans So seize every opportunity Be pro-active
The ARCP Itself A Multispecialty Panel A Multispecialty Panel Check evidence that this year complete Check evidence that this year complete And ready to progress to next year of training And ready to progress to next year of training Above the lineAbove the line